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ABC
Jan 23, 2014 6:30pm EST
quote ? iraq. abc's martha raddatz right there, tonight, too. >> iraqi security forces warned us we should not go any further. >> america sending weapons tonight. >>> soda risk. a call to action about an ingredient in many sodas. and questions about a possible link to cancer. abc's dr. richard besser on what the fda is saying tonight. >>> and a made in america victory. remember your outrage when we discovered the american uniforms were made in china. tonight, the big reveal, on what
KOFY
Jan 15, 2014 11:30pm PST
county jail. the search intensified over the weekend. abc7 news obtained this surveillance video of a man walking in the neighborhood where a fire was set. and then the fire department released the sketch. right now they are not releasing the suspect's name or the circumstances surrounding the arrest tonight. right now they are still doing investigations and following up and talking to people to make sure they do have the right person in custody. we will of course have all of the latest on twitter at abc7 news bay area. you can get the latest as well from the abc7 morning news. in san jose, ama dates, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> more breaking news in san mateo county where fire crews are battling the wildfire that struck down part of highway 84. it is burning south of half moon bay near san graw gore yow. we want to take you over the scene. alan wang is near that area and he is live with the latest. >> you can see the glow of the fire over my should expert path it took as it climbed up the mountain side. you can see the red flashing lights over there. they belong to the fire engine crews
ABC
Jan 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
are switching to other alternative groups. abc news, new york. >> all right, that will do it for abc 7 news at 5:00. now at 6:00, we are on storm watch. >> this is abc seven news at 6:00, on your side. >> a live look outside. in just a matter of hours, snow could be moving in, and a bitter cold will follow. steve rudin has the details on the snow we are talking about right now. >> it will not be a whole lot in the immediate metro area, but as you go towards baltimore, new york city, boston, it will turn into a much larger event. taking a look from the belfort furniture weather center, it is quiet and dry, and we do not have to worry about anything. an area of the pressure is going to develop just off the coast, and this is going to quickly, quickly accelerate up to the north and east, bringing a potential force of wintry weather in d.c., and we have no watches or warnings across the immediate area, but things will cool down into the upper 20's to low 30's. we will talk about how much snow , and i can guarantee you one thing, it is going to be cold. >> now is definitely the time to download our w
ABC
Jan 3, 2014 6:00pm EST
thought i would see anything like that. >> in ashburn, abc 7 news. >> all right, decide for yourselves. that is it or abc 7 news at 5:00. now at 6:00 -- the bitter cold. >> now from the abc 7 broadcast centers, this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. snow, it is not the the dangerous cold. >> folks digging out from a blizzard. in massachusetts, more than two feet of snow. more than 2000 flights delayed nationwide. people and laguardia spend the night sleeping on cots. areas have seen delays will trying to get to by snow.t hard >> we start with meteorologist steve rudin. hi, steve. belowperatures remain average. we have a brief warm-up on the way. take a look at temperatures. outside the belfort furniture weather center, looking at 23 degrees at reagan national. .0 at dulles single digits across frederick county. only feels like five and hagerstown. feels like 19 and fredericksburg. per hour.nd 45 miles our skies are clear. with the fresh snow pack, we are looking at temperatures to fall quickly. he coldest temperatures off to the north and west of the district. we have a brief warmin
ABC
Jan 23, 2014 5:30pm PST
are they? iraq. abc's martha raddatz right there, tonight, too. >> iraqi security forces warned us we should not go any further. >> america sending weapons tonight. an abc news exclusive. >>> soda risk. a call to action, tonight, about an ingredient in many sodas. and questions about a possible link to cancer. abc's dr. besser on what the fda is saying tonight. >>> and a "made in america" victory. remember your outrage when we discovered the american uniforms were made in china. tonight, the big reveal, on what they look like now. and who is making them. >> "made in america." >>> good evening, on this thursday night. diane is on assignment. and we do begin with the dangerous windchill warnings in place for the night ahead. for nearly 200 million americans today, the temperature never got above freezing. and take a look at this, tonight. a massive and deadly pileup in indiana. trucks and cars tangled on the road. traffic backed up for miles. and the problem is, it's so cold, all of the snow and ice isn't going anywhere for days. from the midwest to the gulf, tonight, this arctic blast
KOFY
Jan 12, 2014 9:00pm PST
've got a passion for taste. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. >> the quest for 6 continues. excitement around the bay after the 49ers beat the panthers for the big win in charlotte. good evening. the exciting win for the niners sets the stage for a showdown for seattle one week from tonight and it looks like it will be a tense conference game. mike has a look at the highlights. >> the 49ers seem to have team of destiny written all over them, today's win over carolina, they will battle for the nfc crown in seattle. the first playoff experience and newton connect with steve smith. third quarter, kap keeps it himself, and 49ers on top, 20-10. whitner, and 49ers win it 23-10, headed to the nfc championship for the third year in a row. >> we faced them early in the year and they came out and played tough. we knew it would be a hard fought game. a team -- it was going to be decided by the team that had the most will to win. >> this will be the third time the 49ers have gone to three straight conference title games. we will have complete reaction later in sports. >> look
ABC
Jan 30, 2014 6:30pm EST
. and abc's neal karlinsky is in seattle with this bombshell day. >> reporter: in a case with more twists than a hollywood movie, an italian court has once again found amanda knox guilty of the murder of her former roommate meredith kercher. guilty of a crime that has been at the center of an international media firestorm for more than six years. her former boyfriend, raffaele sollecito, was also convicted after nearly 12 hours of deliberations by 2 judges and 6 jurors. sources tell abc news, knox felt sick as the verdict was read, saying in a statement, i am frightened and saddened by this unjust verdict. having been found innocent before, i expected better from the italian justice system. this has gotten out of hand. days before the verdict, knox spoke to guardian films. it was aired by the bbc. >> definitely not going back willingly. they have to catch me, and pull me back, kicking and screaming into a prison that i don't deserve to be in. >> reporter: knox's parents told us late today, they are stunned but befind. >> the emotion i pick up on is anger. >> anger helps us to fuel the fig
ABC
Jan 1, 2014 5:30pm PST
have team coverage of it all beginning with abc's gio benitez from a frigid and snowy chicago tonight. >> reporter: just landed, david. we saw that snowy tarmac at the airport, that runway, david. good evening to you. take a look at how much snow has already fallen here and so much of the nation is seeing whether just like this. 2014 bringing in a bone-chilling blast of weather, bitter cold temperatures, and up to a foot of snow for parts of the midwest. >> it's horrible. >> reporter: in minneapolis temperatures plummeting to around zero. take a look again as fire crews struggle to put out a massive blaze from an explosion in an apartment complex. no word from officials as to the cause. water used to fight the flames quickly turning to ice because of the extreme cold. >> they did a heck of a job rescuing what they could making initial attack on that fire under the conditions we had today with these freezing conditions. >> reporter: officials tell abc news that people trapped in the building were forced to jump out of windows onto the icy streets to escape the fire. 13 injured, at leas
KOFY
Jan 8, 2014 7:00pm PST
, the commander of the traffic division will be briefing on the rash of fatalities. abc7 news learn there'd is a group that seems to be more vulnerable to the accidents. the mayor and the police want to reach out to them. >> anguished cries of the mother of the 6-year-old who died when hit by a car new year's eve. she was struck along with her son on the crosswalk. it was a terrible year for pedestrian fatalities the mayor says more needs to be done to reduce the accidents. >> i have got no less than three proposals i'm reviewing this afternoon with the police chief and fire chief. campaigns we can do now. >> in 2012, 16 people died. last year, 21 fatales. >> we had seven fatalities in just a month of december. >> the police commander tells us most were asian immigrants. many, elderly. aly. says victims from asia may have been confused by a traffic system. >> i've been told traffic patterns there flow differently than the grid-type patterns that we have here. people may be accustomed to a different type of traffic pattern >> both say there needs to be more bilingual campaigns district a
ABC
Jan 19, 2014 6:00am PST
like this. in san francisco, john alston, abc7 news. >>> this morning a man is in serious condition after a shooting in vallejo. it happened near santa clara and capital streets around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. police found an unconscious man with a single gunshot wound. he was found behind the wheel of a black nissan maxima crashed into a parked car and a street sign. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. >>> friends and family are mourning a teenager killed in a light rail crash in san jose. police are still trying to figure out just how it happened. abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian has the latest. ♪ >> she was an amazing person. whenever she went into a room, the room would light up. >> she was danica garcia, and danica loved to sing. ♪ >> the 14-year-old was going to sing this song in front of the entire school at a rally. instead, there was a moment of silence in her honor. danica was riding her bike to delmar high school at 7:30 friday morning. she was crossing the vta light rail tracks when the horrible crash happened. >> one of the arms from the train
KOFY
Jan 8, 2014 9:00pm PST
>>> live from the kgo broadcast centers. this is abc 7 news. >>> we begin with a story in central california. the usa has suspended processing at the foster chicken plant in livingston because of a cockroach infestation. one was spotted today and there have been four similar incidents since september. the plant was one of three that was threatened of shutdown in september because of a salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken. the company issued this statement. foster farms closed the livingston facility immediately for sanitation and treatment. they added no products were affected by the infestation. foster farms has shifted chicken production to its two fresno plants while the one in livingston is dealt with because of the cockroach infestation. >>> two engine workers were hospitalized tonight here in the bay area after an explosion inside the company's south san francisco lab. the fire martial says some cleaning solvents were being used to sterilize equipment and a chemical reaction occurred. the engine building was evacuated while crews tended to the victims. one of the workers
ABC
Jan 8, 2014 5:00pm PST
use it but very to be careful. i have to do whatever measure to protect myself. >> in los gatos abc7 news >> we learn today that the flu killed two more people in the bay area, two residents died of the flu. yesterday a woman died from the flu along with a woman in santa clara county. 15 people died from the flu so far in california. one hop is preparing for more. regional medical center set up a flu sent. this is video to receive patients. hospital officials tell abc7 news it's just a precaution and will be used as overflow. now, abc7 news is in san francisco to talk about how to protect yourself. >> reporter: someone with the flu sneezes the germs can fly as far as six feet away. if they put their germy hands on a surface like this meter well, the virus can hang around a long time. so here is one doctor's advice. >> if you want to protect from the flu, wash your hands and stock up on sanitizers there is another culprit. >> atm. >> phones in conference room people in the elevator. >> that is right when sick people touch something you come into contact with, watch out. >> hours actu
KOFY
Jan 8, 2014 11:30pm PST
flow of patients. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. abc7 news anchor ama dates is live at the regional medical center where doctors and nurses are preparing for a rub of sick patients. ama? >> dan, carolyn, this is not the first time the regional medical center has separated their suspected it flu patients, but it is the first time they set up a tent in the parking lo. there is so much construction that they had no where else to put the patients coming in with flu-like symptoms. >> it hurt my ear. >> you hurt your ear? >> like this. it hurts a lot. >> 6-year-old brandon spent his evening in this flu tent at regional medical center in san jose. his parents decided to bring him to the hospital because he also has a fever. >> the doctor sent me to this room here because i don't know the other kids are going into that room. >> elaine is the emergency department's medical director. the tent was set up this morning so doctors can efficiently treat patients who might have the flu. >> we have noticed a significant increase in the flu-like illness patients walking into t
ABC
Jan 29, 2014 5:30pm PST
. >> i'll though you off this -- >> what he's saying today about what really happened. >>> an abc news exclusive, the whistle-blower fearing for his life with allegations of massive corruption at the winter olympics by top russian officials linked to president putin. >>> and freefall. an unconscious skydiver wearing a camera plunges to earth. new heart-pounding video of the daring race to save his life. >>> good evening. diane is on assignment tonight, and we begin with that sheer icy misery all across the south. the deadly chaos still unfolding in georgia today. the highways jammed with miles of cars and trucks abandoned, no one at the wheel, and tonight questions are flying about how a major american city became so snarled by the storm. all day long southern hospitality also on display. good samaritans handed out water and supplies to everyone in need. our extreme weather team covering it all starting with matt gutman in atlanta tonight. matt. >> reporter: good evening, george. tonight, parts of atlanta still look apocalyptic, mile after mile of traffic jam, and in many cases, we've
ABC
Jan 18, 2014 11:00pm PST
. >> five years hilton head and myrtle beach. the water is a bit colder out here. >> john alston, abc 7, news. >> developing news. a man is in serious condition after a shooting in vallejo. police found an unconscious man with a single gunshot wound. crashed into a parked car and street sign. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. >>> tonight friends and family are mourning a teen killed in a light rail crash in san jose. as police are still trying to figure out how it happened. lisa gulezian joins us. >> the memorial for danica garcia has been growing. in honor much a girl who was -- of a girl who was loved by so many. >> she was an amazing person. when she would walk through the room would light up. >> reporter: she was danica garcia and danica loved to sing. ft♪ . >> the 14-year-old was going osing the bruno mars song in front of the entire school at a rally. danica was riding her bike to del mar high school at 7:30 in the morning. she was crossing the tracks when the horrible accident happened. >> she was riding her bike and all of a sudden she didn't see the train
ABC
Jan 21, 2014 5:00pm EST
the evening. suzanne kennedy, abc 7 news. for that.ou let's go to ashburn where jeff goldberg is live with how people are dealing with the snow. jeff? have seen the snow falling consistently. you might be able to see it it is a sideways snow as we have .ad gusts of wind the primary roads are relatively clear. traffic is relatively light that is you take a way at the secondary roads, you can see a thin layer of snow and ice all over the place, despite consistent efforts to keep them clear. tn a day like this, vdo does not have to look far to find instant job approval. >> it is not too bad. equipment, deployed a portion of the 4000 machines on the road from ashburn to arlington. >> i have lived here 29 years. is on herunderwood way home after a day at work. >> a little bit cautious because it is windy. >> as snow continues to fall, vdot continues to reacting to changing conditions. using aareas they are combination of salt and sand. >> when the roads freeze over and become ice, and you have another issue. >> we found mostly empty streets with a few exceptions. this person decided to run errands
ABC
Jan 31, 2014 5:00pm EST
to take one week to 10 days to get this roadway up again. reporting live, stephen tschida, abc 7 news. >> temperatures are climbing to the 50's. >> nice today. here is the first check of the week in whether. hi, doug. the weathertside center. here is the rooftop camera. the sun does not go down for a number 23 minutes. the temperatures outside our delightful. 44. 50 degrees earlier. winds are coming across the water. that is really reflected in some of the numbers here. quantico only 36. it is a lot milder. that will be the story right through the weekend. into that 30's fairly quickly after sunset. 25-32 throughout the weekend. the weather will change. maybe some snowflakes? we will talk about that in a minute. >> a scandal and new jersey governor chris christie. the court of authority official who oversaw the george washington bridge said that chris christie knew about this. these were claims made in a letter sent through his attorney. much more on this coming up tonight on abc seven news at six. he is accused of distributing child pornography. >> and undercover sting is what we see
ABC
Jan 8, 2014 6:00pm PST
a little while, the commander of the traffic division will be briefing on the rash of fatalities. abc7 news learn there'd is a group that seems to be more vulnerable to the accidents. the mayor and the police want to reach out to them. >> anguished cries of the mother of the 6-year-old who died when hit by a car new year's eve. she was struck along with her son on the crosswalk. it was a terrible year for pedestrian fatalities the mayor says more needs to be done to reduce the accidents. >> i have got no less than three proposals i'm reviewing this afternoon with the police chief and fire chief. campaigns we can do now. >> in 2012, 16 people died. last year, 21 fatales. >> we had seven fatalities in just a month of december. >> the police commander tells us most were asian immigrants. many, elderly. aly. says victims from asia may have been confused by a traffic system. >> i've been told traffic patterns there flow differently than the grid-type patterns that we have here. people may be accustomed to a different type of traffic pattern >> both say there needs to be more bilingual campaign
ABC
Jan 13, 2014 5:30pm PST
of abc7 news, hatching >>> welcome to "world news." tonight, cockpit confusion. how did pilots on this big passenger plane land at the wrong airport on a runway so small they had to screech to the finish? >> thanks again for your patience. and again, i apologize. >> the pilots and passengers on what happened. >>> what's in the drinking water? five days after the poison spill, can hundreds of thousands of people trust the company saying it's safe to drink the water, despite the smell? >>> and sneezing and greetings. are you saver hugging someone with a cold or shaking hands or high-fives? we're in the lab for real answers, tonight. >>> and a good evening to you on this monday night. we begin this week with a moment that has everyone asking how could this happen? a big passenger jet landed at the wrong airport, screeching to a halt on a tiny runway. the right runway, miles away. tonight, an investigation is under way. and passengers are speaking out about what they felt as the plane hit the brakes. abc's alex perez is at the scene with the latest. >> reporter: for passengers onbo
ABC
Jan 30, 2014 2:35am EST
so. >> pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> and a lot to protect. 80,000 fans expected. 10,000 workers in the stadium for super bowl. >> and the new york commissioner says they are prepared for any situation. very well prepared. >> let's's talk more about the super bowl. what would be super bowl be without the ad. >> ad, halftime show, all of that coming up on throw back thursday. some of the big day's best moments. you're watching "world news now." >> "world ne >>> almost caught me off guard. time now for throw back thursday where we continue celebrating all things super bowl. >> this morning we take a look at some of the greatest super bowl moments throughout the years. we begin with a classic play from a classic player. >> he's a guy that owns four super bowl rings. but you might know him best as cohost of fox nfl sunday. before that, though, he was one of the game's toughest quarter backs. check out terry bradshaw's pass to his favorite. right after he got the ball after, he was hit and suffered a concussion. they went on to win 21-17. >> i'll be sitting back waiting fo
ABC
Jan 22, 2014 11:00pm EST
7 broadcast the abc center, this is abc 7 news on your side. of dangersnight temperatures in the single digits. the deep freeze means snow. it is staying there. >> lots of school cancellations. montgomery and prince george's counties delayed by two hours. fairfax and loudoun schools canceled for the week. it may be few days before temperatures make it above freezing. doug hill, what can we expect? >> temperatures will keep dropping. we're down to 14. let me show you other temperatures in the area. pretty cold numbers indeed. we will check them out for you. 10 degrees in germantown. 11 in hagerstown. temperatures will drop even more. six degrees in germantown. we still have a little bit of the degrees out there. then there is tomorrow with another clipper heading our way. maybe a snow shower in spots. it will force the cold air south . even to exist where they had freezing rain. that far south. single digits tonight and flurries soon. >> ok. freezing temperatures and icy roads are causing lots of school cancellations and delays. we spoke with several parents who say safety
ABC
Jan 29, 2014 11:00pm EST
>> >> live from the abc seven broadcast center, this is breaking news. breaking news on a montgomery county where there is a heavy police presence following a police involved shooting. >> lots of questions this hour about what happened but what we do know is two are injured and they are family members. the centers on a home in gaithersburg and this is where we join tom with the very latest. >> we have learned that at least one of the people are dead injured in this neighborhood in gaithersburg. i will step out of the way i'm sure you the police tape. that is at the front of the lake terrace, and number of houses down, where this happened. here's video we took not long after this happened around 8:00 p.m. tonight. what we know is that an off-duty montgomery county police officer was in the home. both the people injured were his own family members. one person was shot and the officer fired his weapon. the person who was shot is deceased. another person described as a family member was taken to the hospital. say is what they had to when we spoke to them a short time ago.
ABC
Jan 24, 2014 11:00pm PST
three felony counts of poisoning. alan wang, abc7 news. >>> we have learned that the man struck and killed by a cal train earlier this week was trying to help another man off the tracks. philip shultz was het at the santa clara station on monday night. we will take you back to the scene. this is what it looks like. investigators went over surveillance video. they say shultz reached for the man on the tracks and then both were hit by an express train. shultz died on the tracks. the other victim remains in the hospital with multiple fractures and he is not yet able to speak with investigators. >>> students are on alert after a student says he was taken from campus and sexually assaulted. this happened at the college of marin in kentfield. abc news anchor a a ma dates joins us with the latest. ama? >> the students said it happened in this parking lot. it is well lit tonight, but last night, nothing but dark mess. the college of marin has extra police officers patrolling parking lot 13. the added security is in response to a kidnapping and sexual assault that began in the lot around
ABC
Jan 9, 2014 12:00pm EST
>> live from the abc 7 broadcast breakinghis is abc 7 news. news confirms it redskins have hired jay gruden at their next head coach. in a matter of hours, they will introduce them to washington. the team is holding a news conference at redskins park. we will have team coverage of the announcement from a tim brant as well as fans. we begin with tim brant. he is joining us on the phone right now. tim, i know you have covered this game for a long time. would you think about this choice? captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> i was very involved with the following his agent, we were on the phone from about 10:00 p.m. until about 3:00 in the morning. i do know it is a five-year deal with the washington redskins. jay gruden is the new head coach of the washington redskins and that is a very unusual long-term inl for a first-time coach this league. he started in 1997, he was the offense of coordinator in the arena league and became one of the all-time great coaches, he had a six arena bowl championships. nfl as annt onto the assistance, and he got a super
ABC
Jan 23, 2014 12:00pm EST
captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live from the abc 7 broadcast center, this is abc 7 news at noon, on your side. new at noon, justin bieber behind bars. the 19-year-old arrested, accused of dragracing and driving under the influence. our stormwatch covers continues. the deep freeze, from water main breaks to school delays. theld's here and around nation. we will reveal which musical guest will be stopping at nats park this summer and how you can get tickets and head of the crowd thanks to abc 7 news. >> mark herring calling the state's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. democrat saidted he will no longer defend it against federal lawsuits. brianne carter is live with more and what it will mean for the commonwealth. >> autria, it is a political shift. attorney general mark herring just had a press conference announcing he is joining a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. it is what he calls -- after a legal review, he called the ban unconstitutional and oppressive. herring says he believes the freedom to marry is a fundamental r
ABC
Jan 22, 2014 5:30pm PST
. from the frozen streets to the passengers still stuck at the airports. and we'll start with abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: as that bitter winter storm pulled out, people all over the east coast were left digging out. in new england, winds blowing all that snow around, 35-mile-per-hour gusts. here in plymouth, massachusetts, america's hometown, even that iconic plymouth rock is covered in snow. more than 13 inches of snow falling here, enough for this ice cream shop to jokingly put up a sign, see you in spring. people like jeff spooner, clearing snow from in front of businesses. he's been at it since 6:00 a.m. you're keeping downtown alive. >> we are, yeah. we're trying hard. >> reporter: for the first time in history, philadelphia has had three snowfalls of six inches or more before february. philly and d.c. closing schools. but schools were open in new york city, where a new mayor faced a big test, complaints that streets weren't plowed quickly enough. >> if there's any place that's not good enough, we're going to keep working. every hour from this point on to improve it. >> reporte
ABC
Jan 26, 2014 5:30pm PST
all the way to the gulf. the forecast in a moment, but first, abc's linzie janis with the preparations tonight. >> reporter: tonight, this winter, about to go from bad to worse. the coldest air so far this season -- >> just one thing after the next. >> reporter: in its grip, 18 states from minnesota to maine, with wind chills set to plummet to between 30 and 60 below. in chicago and cities across minnesota, school, already closed for tomorrow. in indianapolis, it's the city's second-snowiest january since the civil war, forcing crews to work every day this month and wiping out the snow removal budget. in ohio and wisconsin, salt now a precious commodity. >> the town has used its entire allocation of salt for the 2013-2014 season. >> reporter: across the midwest this weekend, blizzard conditions. and tonight, the rush is on to clear as much of that snow as possible, before it turns to ice. >> get as much slush off the streets because it's going to be a very hard freeze and it doesn't matter what product you put on it, salt or whatever, it's not going to move. >> reporter: but with all t
ABC
Jan 8, 2014 4:00pm PST
. you can see this tent has been set up near the emergency room. >> hospital officials tell abc7 news this is just a precaution and will be used as overflow if they get too many flu patients, so far it's not been used. >> the flu season has gotten deadlier. two people died from the flu in marin county a fourth person died in sacramento county of the flu. >> yesterday, we learned a contra costa woman died as well. for a total of 15 flu deaths so far in california. we're live now to talk about how you can protect yourself from the flu. >> well, larry a lot of us trying to stay healthy, steering clear of people that are sick. another culprit harder to avoid is touching surfaces like this rental bike with the flu has. >> these are some of the best weapons you have. sanitizers >> not so >> the virus is commonly spread with germs flying as far as six feet away. when sick people hope touch something you later touch. a railing, a atm. >> the virus can survive for hours on surfaces like that. >> this family physician recommends the flu shot tochlt fight the strain of the virus, it is one aroun
ABC
Jan 12, 2014 5:30pm PST
and we begin with abc's linzie janis with the storm hitting the west right now. >> reporter: tonight, the big thaw causing a big mess. from washington to oregon, wind gusts of up to 85 miles per hour sending trees crashing into homes, cars, cutting power to tens of thousands. >> the crash was the trees taking my gutters off my garage. >> reporter: you've already seen this incredible video of strong winds wiping out homes under construction in raleigh, north carolina. but we now know the winds at the city's airport clocked in at a record 86 miles per hour on saturday. in ohio, ice dams caused a river to overflow. residents had to be rescued. pets, too. >> it's a bad situation. we just had to help them get out of there. >> reporter: in western new york, crews using boats, even a bulldozer, to free dozens of people trapped by flood waters. >> we lived here for 20 years. i've never seen the water this high. >> reporter: from pennsylvania to maine, the u.s. coast guard deploying ice breakers in rivers to try to stop the rising waters. just a few days ago, the hudson river here in new york
ABC
Jan 14, 2014 5:30pm PST
pictures pouring out of roswell, new mexico. everyone was reacting to the shock of this day. and abc's clayton sandell has the very latest right now. >> reporter: the school day started with gunfire. >> we have one student, a female subject, possibly shot. >> reporter: police say a 12-year-old boy brought a shotgun to his school in roswell, new mexico, opening fire in the gym. two students, a boy and a girl, were shot. >> the shooter was quickly stopped by one staff member, who walked right up to him and asked him to set down the firearm. >> reporter: a state police lieutenant, who was dropping off his own child, came running to help. >> it's one thing for an armed state police officer to enter a school and do his or her job. i commend the principal and people that work at this school, for saving many more lives. >> reporter: police say they don't know why the seventh grade suspect began shooting. his victims, a 13-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy, flown to a hospital in nearby lubbock, texas. she is in condition. he is critical, after emergency surgery. >> keep these two children i
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Jan 15, 2014 11:00pm PST
into the santa clara county jail. the search intensified over the weekend. abc7 news obtained this surveillance video of a man walking in the neighborhood where a fire was set. and then the fire department released the sketch. right now they are not releasing the suspect's name or the circumstances surrounding the arrest tonight. right now they are still doing investigations and following up and talking to people to make sure they do have the right person in custody. we will of course have all of the latest on twitter at abc7 news bay area. you can get the latest as well from the abc7 morning news. in san jose, ama dates, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> more breaking news in san mateo county where fire crews are battling the wildfire that struck down part of highway 84. it is burning south of half moon bay near san graw gore yow. we want to take you over the scene. alan wang is near that area and he is live with the latest. >> you can see the glow of the fire over my should expert path it took as it climbed up the mountain side. you can see the red flashing lights over there. they belong to the fi
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Jan 16, 2014 1:07am PST
intensified over the weekend. abc7 news obtained this surveillance video of a man walking in the neighborhood where a fire was set. and then the fire department released the sketch. right now they are not releasing the suspect's name or the circumstances surrounding the arrest tonight. right now they are still doing investigations and following up and talking to people to make sure they do have the right person in custody. we will of course have all of the latest on twitter at abc7 news bay area. you can get the latest as well from the abc7 morning news. in san jose, ama dates, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> more breaking news in san mateo county where fire crews are battling the wildfire that struck down part of highway 84. it is burning south of half moon bayw gar san graw gore yow. we we want to take you over the scene. alan wang is near that area and he is live with the latest. >> you can see the glow of the fire over my should expert path it took as it climbed up the mountain side. you can see the red flashing lights over there. they belong to the fire engine crews that raced up the hill t
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Jan 16, 2014 4:00pm PST
reservoir used for dry years will be now pumped for 30 days. abc7 news is in downtown with more on this for us. leanne? >> reporter: you know what's happening at phoenix lake will no douth have an impact on drinking water in different parts of marin county. you also come to terms with the fact water is pressure to many people. >> the water taken to be used by residents in southern and western marin county. >> it was rainy. but we haven't used it about 20 years >> storage is below average. average year it's at 77% >> normally you'd see moss. this would be green. it's not. >> i've gone through this decades ago. we need rain. >> two things people can do are to repair leaks and stop irrigation system. >> i'm thinking also wonder how those rain dances work? and if by april storage levels are low, water district may need to call for cut backs to water use. >> university of california is stepping up to help preserve the state's water fully the uc president proposed ten schools reduce consumption 20% by year 2020. and napolitano plans to take up the proposal at next week's region meeti
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Jan 16, 2014 6:00pm PST
are low, wattser district may need to call for mandatory cut backs on use. in marin county abc7 news. >> governor brown scheduled what is billed as a major announcement tomorrow, it appears he's going to declare a drought in california. u.s. agriculture department declared a drought disaster in 11 western states and say 62% of california is in extreme drought. that makes farmers eligible for assistance. >> university of california president janet napolitano announced a goal of cutting water usage by 20% by the year 2020. >>> a red flag fire warning aloued to expire but not in southern california. a rare winter wildfire destroyed five homes today. there is some good news tonight the fire is now 30% contained and firefighters have stopped its forward progress. however, nearly 4,000 people are still under a mandatory evacuation order. the fire caused by an illegal camp fire. >> today was another day of unusually warm temperatures. san francisco quite a few people were out relaxing on chrissy field and some of them were wearing swim suits. this is what it's like in berkeley marina. spenc
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Jan 9, 2014 7:00pm PST
stuffy, runny nose, but the flu symptoms can come on rapidly just 3 to 6 hours, we've posted on our abc7 news facebook page to share information with friends and family. >> foster farms is reacting to the shut down of one facility by the us da. inspectors say they found cockroaches crawling inside of the processing plant in livingston, south of modesto. >> well foster farms says they took action as soon as learning of the problem but accord together government found cockroaches in september and no action was taken until yesterday. lib lynnett wleft a bag full of foster farms chicken. planning to barbecue it for the family. >> do you have concerns? >> no. i don't. i feel there f.there was a big concern they'd pull it off the shelves. >> they should recall it. i mean i don't know. >> two other foster farms plants in the fresno area. >> judy manages lawrence's meats in alamo. she says her business did spike. >> last time we did have a few customers come in to say i'm i buying chicken from you today as opposed to another store we want to make sure it's safe. >> the company took action immedi
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Jan 19, 2014 9:00am PST
dozen of rescues before, but none quit like this. in san francisco, john alston, abc7 news. >>> this morning a man is in serious condition after a shooting in vallejo. it happened near santa clara and capital streets around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. police found an unconscious man with a single gunshot wound. he was found behind the wheel of a black nissan maxima crashed into a parked car and a street sign. >>> friends and family are mourning a teenager killed in a light rail crash in san jose. police are still trying to figure out just how it happened. abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian has the latest. ♪ >> she was an amazing person. whenever she went into a room, the room would light up. >> she was danica garcia, and danica loved to sing. ♪ >> the 14-year-old was going to sing this song in front of the entire school at a rally. instead, there was a moment of silence in her honor. danica was riding her bike to delmar high school at 7:30 friday morning. she was crossing the vta light rail tracks when the horrible s crash happened. >> one of the arms from the train wa
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Jan 28, 2014 11:00pm PST
, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. abc news reporter karen travers explains president obama's proposals and why some are skeptical about them. >> tonight president obama tried to convince a skeptical nation he still has the political power to get something done. >> let's make this a year of action. >> the president proposed a modest agenda. no major legislation, no sweeping change. it centered on one key theme. >> opportunity is who we are. the defining project of our generation must be to restore that promise. >> 2013 was a bruising year here in washington capped by the 16-day government shutdown. approval ratings for the president and congress hover near record lows. so tonight the president said he will take action. even if it means doing it without congress. >> wherever and when ever i can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for more american families, that's what i'm gonna do. >> the president announced an executive order to raise the minimum wage for if you federal contract workers which the white house hopes will push congress to raise the minimum wag
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Jan 10, 2014 11:30pm PST
>>> abc 7 news starts right now, with live breaking news. >>> a terrible fire on the peninsula, two people found dead inside, tonight we're learning more about the victims. good evening, i'm caroline johnson. >>> good evening, it happened on embarcadero road where firefighters arrived to find a home covered in flames. ama? >> reporter: dan, now that the fire department has cleared the scene we can actually get a good look at that house that was on fire where two people were found dead. the fire department is saying that they believe the fire began in the kitchen. palo alto fire got the call around 7:15, arriving at the home on embarcadero road to find the residents fully involved. they also found two bodies inside. the investigation into the deaths will be handled by palo alto police, fire and the arson task force. >> any time there is a death at a crime scene we'll put up a crime scene until we're able to determine exactly what happened. if the fire was criminal in nature or not. it is a routine investigative step, happening at every fire when we discover a body. >> reporter: the i
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Jan 18, 2014 7:00pm PST
for the nfc championship game. abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. >>> good evening. i'm ama daetz. four people were pulled from the bay in a water rescue an hour ago. john alston is live from san francisco with the breaking details. jon? >> three good samaritans saved a woman's life after she fell in the water off of torpedo pier. authorities say the woman in heir 30s, touri from taiwan, was taking pictures, backing up, fell off the pier into the water. she was in the water a short period of time. three people jumped into the water, including a former lifeguard from series who has done a number of water rescues in the ocean on the east coast. he jumped in, grabbed the woman, braced himself under the pier. a net was thrown down and the woman was rescued. we talked to the rescuer's brother. >> the girl fell in the water. they called for help. nobody could swim. >> what too you think of your brother? >> he had a broken heel, broken in ten places, ease been recovering. i'm really proud of him. he has medical experience and saved the girl. he's the man. >> the coast guard got here shortly thereafter, as
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Jan 27, 2014 5:30pm PST
is ready to show you how cold it will get, how fast. abc's alex perez starting us off. >> reporter: this is the battle millions are facing across a frozen midwest. blowing snow and dangerous whiteout conditions, shutting down roads, making cars just disappear. in kankakee, illinois, this bus sliding right off the road. in parts of colorado, pileup after pileup. 27 states are coping with brutal, dangerous windchills tonight. in chicago, the public school's 400,000 students told to stay home today and tomorrow. across minnesota, schools closed due to plunging temperatures. snow-covered minneapolis feels like 26 below zero. >> i don't like it. >> reporter: in rural minnesota, the propane that ron selleck expected would keep his house warm until march nearly finished friday. >> she's a mean winter. >> reporter: his home down to 40 degrees at 1 point. relying on layers, space heaters and an electric blanket just to survive. that electric blanket maybe saved you a couple nights? >> oh, for sure. >> reporter: he's one of millions of americans who rely on propane to stay warm. facing a nat
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Jan 28, 2014 5:30pm PST
, where the palm trees are frozen and the fountains are icicles. abc's steve osunsami standing by in greenville, north carolina. >> reporter: first, a blizzard. and now, brutal cold for parts of the midwest. windchills as low as 40 below. the first time in years the south is really feeling it, too. governors sending in the national guard to deal with a rare snow and ice storm. as soon as the first snowflakes fell, school officials across nine southern states started cancelling classes. the icy roads here, no place for a school bus. outside asheville, north carolina, six teenagers were on the bus ride home when they flipped the on the ice. and one of them had to be hospitalized. >> just come around the curb. just slid off in the ditch. >> reporter: tonight, schoolchildren in alabama are stuck at school. the roads, too dangerous for parents to come get them. >> if you trust your teacher to take care of your child during the day, they will be taken care of tonight. >> reporter: this was a freeway in austin, texas, today. police here reporting more than 214 accidents and counting.
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Jan 1, 2014 4:00pm PST
more than five and a half inches of rain fell well below average of 23 and a half inches. >> abc7 news shows how deep water concerns go. >> reporter: going green usually isn't a problem for the winter in the lawn. but here in the bay aeshg get out the hose. 2013 was the driest year, ever. >> i stop watering in thevuu an is the driest season i can recall. >> the water districtsman says conditions have them concerned the snow season is friday. and readings indicate snow pack is only 20% of normal. that is an issue because 40% of the water supply comes from the delta. >> this drought is state wide. not something local here, to the bay area. it's affecting southern california and parks farther north. >> reservoirs are the heat. almaden at 3.2%. average for all ten is 33.3%. one third of the total available capacity. water officials say levels are low. and >> ex-time there is a drop. so i guess >> the water district is hoping for more rain and snow. if not they're going to assess and decide if they need to call for more efforts. in los gatos abc7 news. >> a spectacular day in lake tahoe mi
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Jan 6, 2014 4:00pm PST
on abc7 news at 4:001 of the four students accused in the hate crime has has day in court. >> a mother's loss she speaks with abc7 news about the accident that killed her 6-year-old daughter. how the community is helping her. >> michael finney taking questions on twitter and face book, he will be here in just a few minutes live, you can contact michael on facebook.com/michael finney abc7 and on twitter. >> and taking a look at traffic right now on the san francisco skyway, it's light for drivers leaving the city heading south towards 101 but the same crawl that we normally see for folks trying to make their way east. stay with us. abc >>> san jose state says four students are on interim suspension and one student made a court appearance today. matt keller was there. >> 18-year-old wearing a blue shirt covered his face walking out of the hall of justice this morning. just minutes before the suspended student pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor hate crime and battery charges. he and three other white freshman are accused of harassing their then 17-year-old blook roommate. saying they hung
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Jan 10, 2014 4:00pm PST
this on television. >> and maybe a designated driver n san francisco, wayne freedman abc7 news. >> i might have to include the goldsclager in my reporting. we'll have another edition sunday night with niner tight end vernon davis follow me on twitter. we'll have a look at the game and goldsclager. >> plus tequila sounds like a deadly combination, really. >> one guy says it cured one of the popes? right? >> mild weather, let's hop to charlotte. sunday, niners take on the panthers game time. it's 10:05 a.m our time. sunny, mild. so in the bay area, looking north, low clouds, temperatures in san jose, mild afternoon around the bay area. 50 degrees haft moon bay. from mount tam, high clouds near the coast. sunny skies at the moment. low to mid-60s in petta luma. another live view from our roof top camera looking along embarcadero under blue skies. forecast, partly cloudy skies tonight. and mid-50s to 60s we've got record warmth coming our wachl i'll tell but that a little bit later. >> thank you. still ahead on abc7 news at 4:00 chilling video from a small plane as it crashed into the ocean near ma
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Jan 15, 2014 5:30pm PST
in and started firing. and we are learning more, tonight, about a possible warning message from the shooter. abc's ryan owens leads us off with that and the 911 calls at the moment it happened. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: tonight, we hear the voices of terror inside that middle school. >> 911? >> hey. berrendo middle school. a kid just got shot. >> reporter: as investigators release those 911 tapes, they are also revealing for the first time, they believe the 12-year-old gunman premeditated this attack. and may have even warned some students to stay away. >> i can tell you, we did find evidence that the suspect had planned this event. >> reporter: they say he used his parents' shotgun and smuggled it on to campus in a duffel bag. inside a gymnasium packed with more than 500 students tuesday morning, he shot an 11-year-old boy in the face and 13-year-old kendal sanders in the shoulder. late this evening, the family of the alleged shooter released this statement. on behalf of our entire family, we want to say, first, our constant thoughts, our fervent prayers, are with those who are hurt. and we a
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